“Hairspray: In Concert” will be performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, a performance lovingly proclaimed as one that “never dies” by its creator John Waters. Waters himself will have a hand in the new performance as part of a co-production with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
"Hairspray" is the product that just keeps giving.
In 1988, John Waters added indelibly to his in-a-class-by-itself filmography with this tale of youth, love, race relations, and irrepressible dancing in early-1960s Baltimore. Fourteen years later, that movie became the basis for a Broadway musical, which, in turn, was adapted into a Hollywood musical in 2007.
Now comes another version, "Hairspray: In Concert," which will be presented this week by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
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